The Last Spell is an RPG enriched with elements taken from roguelikes and strategy games. The game was developed by the independent French studio CCCP, having in their portfolio such titles as Dead in Bermuda and Dead in Vinland.
The Last Spell is set in a fantasy world, which, as a result of a long war and what is known as the cataclysm, was on the verge of annihilation. During the latter, the magicians summoned a mysterious fog, from which hordes of bloodthirsty monsters emerge under the cover of night. Those who chose to cross its borders have either gone missing or returned as madmen or monsters. The few who survived the cataclysm have locked themselves in fortresses where they repel the attacks of hordes of murderous creatures every night. In one of such fortresses, the last wizards try to cast the eponymous last spell to destroy the evil magic and, with it, the deadly fog. The players take control of a group of warriors whose task is to defend the mages from the forces of darkness and to defend the last bastion of humanity.
The events in which we take part in The Last Spell are shown in isometric view. The game has been divided into two stages; during the day we deal with healing, obtaining useful resources and objects, as well as developing the fortress (such as constructing and repairing defensive walls or setting traps), under the cover of night we move on to defensive actions. Clashes with the hordes of adversaries, led by powerful bosses, take place in turn-based mode, and their success is ensured by the skillful use of the abilities and equipment of each of the heroes.
As they progress, protagonists earn experience points, advance to new levels, learn a variety of combat skills, and gain useful perks, so that they can face ever-increasing challenges over time. It is worth noting that the character progression system implemented in the game is not divided into classes. Moreover, both maps and characters, as well as their equipment and finally the waves of enemies are generated procedurally, which increases the replayability of the game.
Pixel art visuals of The Last Spell adopt a dark style, which is complemented by atmospheric soundtrack.
Game mode: single player
Age restrictions The Last Spell: 12+
The Last Spell System requirements
PC / Windows
- Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-8370 4.0 GHz
- 4 GB RAM
- graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 650 / Radeon HD 7770 or better
- 2 GB HDD
- Windows 7
- Intel Core i5-8400 2.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz
- 8 GB RAM
- graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7870 or better
- 2 GB HDD
- Windows 10